Dead Island 2 Pre-Order Guide: Bonuses and What's in Each Edition

After years of waiting, Dead Island 2 is almost upon us. Here are all the different editions you can pre-order and what you'll get with each version.

After what seems like an eternity in development, Dead Island 2 will finally release on April 21, 2023. It will be available on PC through Epic Games, PS4, PS5, Xbox One, and Xbox Series X|S. With pre-orders available, let’s have a look at what's included in each edition, as well as the pre-purchase bonuses fans can get their hands on. 

It's worth noting that fans can receive the “Tricksters’ Smile Knife” weapon by signing up for the Dead Island 2 newsletter over on the game's official website, and following the instructions about three-quarters down the page.

Dead Island 2 Official Gameplay Trailer


Dead Island 2 will put you in a not-so-bright L.A. with a host of new and improved characters, such as Bruno. Countless zombies are in dire need of a new haircut, and you’ll have plenty of different tools to make the infected into a splat on the ground.

Dead Island 2 Pre-order Bonus

While Dead Island 2 has a total of five different editions to choose from, luckily pre-ordering isn't that complicated. There is only one pre-order bonus across all platforms and that is the Memories of Banoi Pack. The Memories of Banoi Pack includes:

  • Banoi War Club
  • Memories of Banoi Baseball Bat
  • Weapon Perk — Balanced
  • Personal Space Skill Card

Dead Island 2 Pre-Order Physical Release Bonuses

Depending on your chosen platform and location, some editions of Dead Island 2 might not be available. Remember to double-check before making any purchase.

Day One Edition

The Day One Edition of Dead Island 2 costs $69.99.

Pulp Edition

The Pulp Edition of Dead Island 2 costs $69.99 and includes the Pulp Weapons Pack.

HELL-A Edition

The HELL-A Edition of Dead Island 2 costs $99.99 and includes the following bonuses:

  • Steelbook
  • Season expansion pass
  • Venice Beach travel map
  • 6 slayer Tarot Cards
  • 2 pin badges
  • 1 cloth patch
  • 1 bonus weapons pack
  • 2 additional DLC packs
  • Memories of Banoi Pack 

These are the retailers you can pre-order the Day One, Pulp , and HELL-A physical editions from the following retailers

Dead Island 2 Digital Release Bonuses

Standard Edition

The Standard Edition of Dead Island 2 costs $69.99.

  • Pre-Order Bonus: Memories of Banoi Pack

Deluxe Edition

The Deluxe Edition of Dead Island 2 costs $74.99.

  • Memories of Banoi Pack
  • Golden Weapons Pack
  • Character Pack 1 & 2

Gold Edition

The Gold Edition of Dead Island 2 costs $89.99.

  • Memories of Banoi Pack
  • Pulp Weapons Pack
  • Golden Weapons Pack
  • Character Pack 1 & 2
  • Expansion Pass 

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You can get the digital editions from here:

And there you have it. After waiting for this long, Dead Island 2 will finally arrive in April. There’s a different edition for everyone and their grandma, be sure to choose the one that suits your wants and budget. Dead Island 2 will release on PlayStation and Xbox platforms alongside PC on April 21, 2023. Keep an eye on GameSkinny for more Dead Island 2 coverage.


Published Feb. 27th 2023

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